Today I received a lens from Keh Camera, a $41 Olympus Zuiko OM 50mm f/3.5 macro in "Ugly" condition. The only thing ugly about the lens is that it came without caps and without the original case. Other than that, the lens is in great condition! Since I no longer have macro lenses I wanted one that I could use with my OM-1 film camera and also with the Fuji XT-3. This evening I tested the lens doing a visual exploration of a nautilus shell. Here is my work. The lens is fine and I just wanted to have it for very occasional use, as I am not much into macro photography. Happy with it! I created 15 images and then I created their negatives and put them all together. I learned early in my photographic journey the importance of devoting time to visually exploring a subject, from different angles, possibly with different lighting, from different camera positions, etc. This sample of 15 images of the same subject is an example of how visual exploration can yield significant visual richness from a subject.
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